Irvine, North Ayrshire-based Maxi Haulage has seen an increase in both turnover and pre-tax profit as business continues to grow. Despite increasing pressure on margins, pre-tax profit for the year ended 30 September 2013 jumped 30% to £1.84m, compared with £1.42m the year before. The haulage business also posted a 10% increase in turnover to £47.2m (2011/12: £42.8m), despite an increased cost base and pressure from customers to keep its prices low. The operator said that it is continuing to […]
Pall-Ex has signed its fourth European partner and launched its first all-new livery since Hilary Devey founded the pallet network in 1996. The new principal national partner, which can’t be named, will run Pall-Ex France as key-franchisee for the territory. Pall-Ex France will have a central hub in the Orleans region of France, and the new partner plans to be up and running by the final quarter of this year. The deal keeps Pall-Ex on course to realise its plan […]
WH Malcolm saw profit and turnover dip last year, despite a “robust” performance from its logistics arm.
Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball.